Beethoven

Airs Friday, November 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Butterman and Wideman Piano Competition Gold Medalist Mei Li about the next SSO concert, a special evening of music by Beethoven. Fresh and youthful, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 1 will be featured along with Beethoven's Overture to Egmont. For complete details visit the Shreveport Symphony online of call 318-227-8863.

Airs Monday, November 5, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the Cleveland Orchestra present another concert from their 100th season with guest conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy and Pianist Emanuel Ax in a concert that opens and closes with Elgar. We'll hear Elgar's Serenade in e, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, and Elgar's Enigma Variations.

Airs Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, joined John Schaefer to co-host this live broadcast.

Airs Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week we begin a new season of concerts from the Cleveland Orchestra, opening their 100th season with Franz Welser-Möst leading the orchestra in Beethoven's String Quartet # 15 arranged for string symphony and Igor Stravinsky's complete score to the The Rite of Spring, with an encore featuring music from Parsifal by Wagner.

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Airs Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, joined John Schaefer to co-host this live broadcast.

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